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Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
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Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMS CONTINUE to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Friday May 15, 2020 10:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 10:15 UTC, 15/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200515/1013Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/488

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS CONTINUE

OBS VA DTG: 15/0940Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0158 W07837 - S0201 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0207 W07837 - S0158 W07837 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/1530Z SFC/FL210 S0156 W07834
- S0201 W07820 - S0202 W07820 - S0204 W07835 -
S0156 W07834

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/2130Z SFC/FL210 S0159
W07834 - S0201 W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0206
W07834 - S0159 W07834

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/0330Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: LGHT VA EM CONTINUES TO MOV W FM SUMMIT.
...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200515/1615Z

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Descending lava flows on SE flank from Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
IGEPN recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that rose 4,822 ft (1,470 m) above the summit. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the southwest and causes ash fall on the volcano's slopes. ... [more]

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